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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,190 822 24.1 22.5-25.8 2,368 75.9 74.2-77.5
GENDER
Male 1,262 265 19.8 17.6-22.3 997 80.2 77.7-82.4
Female 1,928 557 27.9 25.7-30.2 1,371 72.1 69.8-74.3
RACE
White 2,385 622 24.6 22.8-26.6 1,763 75.4 73.4-77.2
African American 669 162 22.7 19.3-26.5 507 77.3 73.5-80.7
Other Minorities 103 31 24.1 16.2-34.3 72 75.9 65.7-83.8
HISPANIC
Yes 82 20 16.2 9.5-26.1 62 83.8 73.9-90.5
No 3,089 792 24.2 22.6-25.9 2,297 75.8 74.1-77.4
AGE
18-24 276 8 2.6 1.3- 5.2 268 97.4 94.8-98.7
25-34 599 41 6.5 4.4- 9.4 558 93.5 90.6-95.6
35-44 672 113 16.4 13.5-19.8 559 83.6 80.2-86.5
45-54 640 179 26.7 23.0-30.8 461 73.3 69.2-77.0
55-64 424 188 43.6 38.6-48.8 236 56.4 51.2-61.4
65+ 523 276 53.4 48.7-58.0 247 46.6 42.0-51.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 421 184 39.2 33.9-44.8 237 60.8 55.2-66.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 966 231 21.4 18.8-24.4 735 78.6 75.6-81.2
Some Post-H.S. 901 239 24.9 21.9-28.2 662 75.1 71.8-78.1
College Graduate 894 163 17.6 15.1-20.5 731 82.4 79.5-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 307 142 42.8 36.2-49.7 165 57.2 50.3-63.8
$15,000- 24,999 525 158 28.4 24.1-33.2 367 71.6 66.8-75.9
$25,000- 34,999 466 94 18.4 14.9-22.6 372 81.6 77.4-85.1
$35,000- 49,999 533 132 22.3 18.8-26.3 401 77.7 73.7-81.2
$50,000+ 878 158 18.7 16.0-21.8 720 81.3 78.2-84.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 63 30.9 24.3-38.5 139 69.1 61.5-75.7
Appalachia II 388 82 19.8 15.7-24.5 306 80.2 75.5-84.3
Appalachia III 220 64 26.8 21.0-33.5 156 73.2 66.5-79.0
Catawba 205 52 22.0 16.4-28.8 153 78.0 71.2-83.6
Edisto 93 23 22.4 14.2-33.4 70 77.6 66.6-85.8
Low Country 152 28 18.2 12.5-25.9 124 81.8 74.1-87.5
Palmetto 501 116 21.3 17.6-25.6 385 78.7 74.4-82.4
Pee Dee 218 69 33.2 26.6-40.6 149 66.8 59.4-73.4
Savannah 139 36 21.7 15.5-29.6 103 78.3 70.4-84.5
Trident 404 95 21.4 17.3-26.2 309 78.6 73.8-82.7
Upper Savannah 177 53 29.4 22.6-37.4 124 70.6 62.6-77.4
Waccamaw 247 79 30.7 24.6-37.6 168 69.3 62.4-75.4
Wateree 188 52 25.1 19.0-32.4 136 74.9 67.6-81.0

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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